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Sarah Jessica Parker Belongs at Vogue, and These 10 Outfits Prove It

All everyone was talking about last week? Rumors that Sarah Jessica Parker was set to take over famed fashion editor Anna Wintour's spot at Vogue when the British powerhouse retired. Sadly, the newly minted shoe designer (you may know her as Carrie Bradshaw) has shut down the talk of a takeover, but it doesn't mean we can't dream of a day when Parker would run the world's biggest fashion magazine. But aside from playing a Vogue writer on Sex and the City and a sometimes-clueless-but-always-loveable Vogue editor on Glee, what could ever qualify Parker for this highly covetable and majorly influential role? The fact that she’s a total style icon, of course. Don’t believe us? These 10 outfits prove that SJP is fit for the role of EIC (as far as fashion goes).

In Giles Deacon at the 2013 Met Gala

Any lady who can wear this in public — and somehow look good doing it — definitely has the guts to run the most famous fashion magazine in the world.

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In Marc Jacobs at a Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

The style icon isn’t afraid to take a risk and wear some of the more daring ensembles from her Sex and The City days, including the whole peekaboo bra look.

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In Antonio Berardi at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

The fashion world loves a woman who can rock a tailored coat, and Parker fills that requirement time after time.

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In L'Wren Scott at The School of American Ballet's 2009 Winter Ball

The fur. The gloves. The snakeskin! SJP can pack a major fashion punch all into one outfit, as only the best editors do.

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In Prabal Gurung at an 'I Don't Know How She Does It' Premiere

With a metallic purple fit-and-flare dress and Grace Coddington hair, Parker and Vogue are a match made in fashion heaven.

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In Theyskens' Theory at the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors

If you can find a way to make a skirt this voluminous look crazy chic, then you were born with fashion in your blood.

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In Chanel and Philip Treacy at the VRC Oaks Club Ladies Luncheon

This hat screams English royalty — practically a new requirement for the Vogue EIC spot. And we can totally see Parker sitting in the front row at fashion week wearing one of these babies, much to the second-row guests’ chagrin.

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In Valentino Couture at the 2012 New York City Ballet Fall Gala

Just picture it now: a caped crusader swooping in to save the ailing fashion mag after Wintour’s departure.

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In Oscar de la Renta and Theyskens' Theory at an amfAR New York Gala

Parker’s leather-jacket-over-girly-gown outfit proves she knows how to perfectly balance hard and soft — a trait she would need to keep the underlings at Vogue in line.

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In Prabal Gurung at an 'I Don't Know How She Does It' Premiere

You can’t wear a fancy gown to every editorial meeting, which is where adorable frocks like this one would come into play.

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